The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 30 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 144 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.69% 2.67% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 3.67% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 31 29
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£360 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-5.37% -35.82%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2352 1933 1689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.61% 72.81% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1027 876
Average daily rate £375 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 23 25
Average hourly rate £31.35 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 69 £350 -6.66% 7
Glasgow +11 36 £325 -8.45% 1
Stirling -2 13 £400 +6.66% 1
West Lothian - 3 - - 5
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 69 (35.03%) Finance
2 57 (28.93%) Banking
3 41 (20.81%) Test Scripting
4 38 (19.29%) ISEB
5 34 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (16.75%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (15.23%) QA
8 29 (14.72%) SQL
9 28 (14.21%) ISTQB
10 27 (13.71%) Retail
11 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
12 22 (11.17%) MS Excel
12 22 (11.17%) Test Management
13 20 (10.15%) Migration
14 19 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (9.14%) Integration Testing
16 16 (8.12%) Retail Banking
17 15 (7.61%) Change Management
17 15 (7.61%) Java
18 14 (7.11%) Software Testing
18 14 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (6.60%) Project Management
20 12 (6.09%) .NET
20 12 (6.09%) CRM
20 12 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
20 12 (6.09%) Business Analysis
20 12 (6.09%) Asset Management
20 12 (6.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 11 (5.58%) Scrum
21 11 (5.58%) JIRA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.55%) CMS
2 5 (2.54%) JBoss
2 5 (2.54%) SAS
3 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.02%) WordPress
4 2 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.51%) nginx
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (11.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.54%) MS Office
2 5 (2.54%) Windchill
3 4 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) MS Project
4 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.55%) SAP MM
3 6 (3.05%) SAP SCM
4 4 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.51%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.51%) Eagle STAR
5 1 (0.51%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) LDAP
1 3 (1.52%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.51%) GSM
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.55%) MS Access
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.03%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (2.03%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (2.03%) SAP HANA
3 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) QlikView
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (5.58%) JIRA
2 6 (3.05%) Selenium
3 4 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.02%) Toad
5 2 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.02%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.02%) Maven
6 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 69 (35.03%) Finance
2 57 (28.93%) Banking
3 27 (13.71%) Retail
4 16 (8.12%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.57%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.54%) Back Office
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
8 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (44.16%) Analyst
2 53 (26.90%) Test Analyst
3 49 (24.87%) Test Manager
4 22 (11.17%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.12%) Tester
6 13 (6.60%) UAT Manager
7 12 (6.09%) Developer
8 10 (5.08%) UAT Test Manager
9 9 (4.57%) Test Leader
10 8 (4.06%) UAT Test Analyst
10 8 (4.06%) Consultant
10 8 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.06%) UAT Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) UAT Tester
11 6 (3.05%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (2.54%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (2.54%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.54%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.54%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.09%) .NET
2 11 (5.58%) XML
3 8 (4.06%) Web Services
4 4 (2.03%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.52%) JSON
5 3 (1.52%) jQuery
5 3 (1.52%) RESTful
6 2 (1.02%) HTML
6 2 (1.02%) XHTML
6 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.02%) CSS
6 2 (1.02%) SOAP
6 2 (1.02%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.51%) COM
7 1 (0.51%) SAML
7 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.51%) Spring
7 1 (0.51%) JSF
7 1 (0.51%) Ajax
7 1 (0.51%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.54%) Open Source
4 4 (2.03%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.52%) Equities
6 2 (1.02%) AS400
6 2 (1.02%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.02%) W3C
6 2 (1.02%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.51%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Blog
7 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.58%) Windows
2 9 (4.57%) Linux
3 4 (2.03%) UNIX
4 3 (1.52%) Android
4 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.81%) Test Scripting
2 34 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.17%) Test Management
4 20 (10.15%) Migration
5 19 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (9.14%) Integration Testing
7 15 (7.61%) Change Management
8 14 (7.11%) Software Testing
9 13 (6.60%) Project Management
10 12 (6.09%) CRM
10 12 (6.09%) Asset Management
10 12 (6.09%) Business Analysis
11 11 (5.58%) Scrum
12 10 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.08%) Release Management
12 10 (5.08%) Analytics
12 10 (5.08%) User Stories
13 9 (4.57%) Test Strategy
13 9 (4.57%) Validation
13 9 (4.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.72%) SQL
2 15 (7.61%) Java
3 7 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.54%) VBA
5 4 (2.03%) ABAP
6 3 (1.52%) C
6 3 (1.52%) Python
6 3 (1.52%) VB
7 2 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) C#
8 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.51%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 38 (19.29%) ISEB
2 28 (14.21%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.05%) Degree
6 4 (2.03%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) MCSE
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.51%) MCITP
9 1 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.23%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) FATCA
3 2 (1.02%) EMIR
3 2 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.02%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 33 (16.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (12.69%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.58%) SAP
3 8 (4.06%) Kofax
4 7 (3.55%) IBM
5 6 (3.05%) HP
6 5 (2.54%) Oracle
6 5 (2.54%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.03%) VMware
7 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.52%) Veeam
8 3 (1.52%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.02%) Twitter
9 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.02%) Adobe
10 1 (0.51%) Citrix
10 1 (0.51%) Informatica
10 1 (0.51%) Charles River
10 1 (0.51%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.51%) Altiris
10 1 (0.51%) Pega
Perth & Kinross
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Perth & Kinross
Sanderson
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago